Burns & McDonnell Assistant Department Manager - Substation (Chicago) in Chicago, Illinois
This position will be responsible for the supervision, training, and direction of electrical engineers in the Chicago T&D Substation Department. Along with the duties below, this position will continue to include some substation engineering assignments. Duties/responsibilities include the following:
Advocate for safety in the department.
Recruit candidates that align with MacCulture principles, department needs, growth strategies and business objectives.
Co-manage the Chicago substation internship program with the other substation assistant department manager.
Support the early careers recruiting team to drive recruiting efforts at colleges and universities in the Midwest.
Coordinate team and mentor assignments of department staff with substation department managers and project managers/engineers to ensure the efficient, cost-effective utilization of staff.
Review employee performance and conduct development meetings (90 day and annual performance appraisals, mid-year reviews, coaching sessions, etc.).
Work with Human Resources and staff to identify, prepare, communicate, and monitor performance plans for employees with areas of needed improvement.
Drive culture of quality and continual improvement.
Provide overall leadership to the team through effective communication, empowering others, and servant leadership.
Advocate for staff by meeting regularly, listening to their short- and long-term goals and providing guidance, direction, and facilitation of opportunities to meet those goals.
Build strong partnerships with Kansas City and other regional office teams, including the Burns & McDonnell India team.
Identify training needs for the department and support/develop training programs. Collaborate with other departments on shared training.
Interpret policies, purposes, and goals of organization to staff.
Approve timecards and maintain billable time.
Demonstrate creativity, foresight, and mature judgment in anticipating and solving problems.
Support and lead initiatives within the substation department.
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture, environmental science, construction management or related field from accredited program.
Minimum 5 years related professional experience. Excellent written & verbal communication skills.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
This position requires an individual capable of applying intensive and diversified knowledge of principles and practices to broad areas of assignments.
Must be capable of devising new approaches to problems encountered.
Previous consulting experience preferred.
Job Project Management
Primary Location US-IL-Chicago
Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time
Req ID: 213548
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